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Being laid out like a mist (Ireland)

This past weekend, we took a long-awaited tiny pilgrimage to Southwest Ireland, traveling mainly to visit Guion’s old friends, farming mentors, and beloved haunts. As you can see, it was an enchanting weekend in one of the most beautiful parts of the known world. 271 more words

Travel

Glasgow City Announce Signing Of Keeva Keenan

Glasgow City has announced the signing of Republic of Ireland Under-19 international defender Keeva Keenan, joining from the Dublin club Shelbourne. The transfer restores City’s Irish contingent to four players. 249 more words

2016

Euro 2016 Final

So Euro 2016 has come to an end and Portugal have won their first International tournament in their history. The final itself reflect the rest of the tournament, it wasn’t a great game to watch but it was a fantastic story, Portugal winning the tournament by beating France in their home tournament having not played brilliantly and having lost their own tournament back in 2004 to a Greece team that were not pretty to watch either. 207 more words

Football

Brexit Part One

This article appeared in Ceylon Today on Thursday July 7 2016.

George Bernard Shaw, an Irishman, once wrote: “Do not believe the laws of God were suspended for England because you were born here.” 1,290 more words

Ceylon Today

Watch Manchester United legend Roy Keane wind up Arsenal hero Lee Dixon live on air

Manchester United legend Roy Keane has shown that he doesn’t let an old rivalry peter out.  The Irishman took his chance to try and wind up old foe Lee Dixon while on ITV on Sunday night, claiming that the former Arsenal stalwart had never played at a ‘decent level’. 11 more words

Ireland

Derby County Reject Clarets Hendrick Bid

Burnley bid for Jeff Hendrick

Burnley have failed with a £3.5million bid for Derby’s Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick.  Clarets boss Sean Dyche is keen to bolster his midfield with Hendrick, who starred for Ireland at Euro 2016 and who is a product of Derby’s academy. 30 more words

The Springhill Massacre

The Springhill Massacre, a shooting incident which claims five lives in the Springhill estate in west Belfast, takes place on July 9, 1972 . 334 more words

Irish History